University of Utah Health Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in PARK CITY, Utah

Overview:

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position performs basic emergency medical techniques in the care and treatment of patients under the supervision of a professional licensed staff member.

This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patients for examinations and diagnostic procedures according to Emergency Department, Surgical ICU, or ambulatory clinics procedures.

  • Obtains and records patient temperatures, pulse rates, blood pressure, weight and height measurements, review of medications, allergies, past medical history, and places patient on pulse oximetry and cardiac monitors as per ED, SICU, or ambulatory clinics protocols, or as directed.

  • Reports and records all observed or verbalized patient concerns and changes in condition to a member of the nursing or physician staff.

  • Performs specialty skills and delegated procedures under the direct supervision of a licensed staff member.

  • Accompanies providers examining patients in examination rooms as needed and/or assists physicians/licensed staff with procedures.

  • Performs delegated procedures under the direct supervision of a licensed staff member.

  • Accompanies providers examining patients in examination rooms as needed and/or assists physicians/licensed staff with procedures.

  • Attends and completes hospital, ED, SICU, and ambulatory clinic mandatory in-services and trainings.

  • May perform phlebotomy in accordance with ED, SICU, or ambulatory clinic procedures, and physician orders, after specialized training.

  • May clean and stock ED, SICU, or ambulatory clinic areas as needed.

  • May perform POC testing in accordance with ambulatory clinic and physician orders, after specialized training.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Emergency Department’s (ED), Surgical ICU (SICU), or Ambulatory Clinic baseline skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.

Qualifications:

Qualifications

Licenses Required

  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.

  • One of the following

  • Current EMT Certification in the State of Utah.

  • Current Advanced EMT certification with the State of Utah.

  • Current certification to practice as a Paramedic in the State of Utah.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred):

Preferred

  • One year health-related experience.

  • ACLS may be required by some departments.

  • PALS may be required by some departments.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, such as medical equipment, or patients while providing medical care.

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

Requisition Number 25412

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Monday through Friday with occasional Saturday

Location Name Redstone Health Center

Patient Care? Yes

City PARK CITY

State UT

Department UCC CST 80A Heber Clininc

Category Patient Care Support / Technicians

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.